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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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I packed my bag in the morning and checked out at midday, leaving my main bag at the hostel and taking my daypack to Vung Tao as I'm only going for a few nights. I caught the bus and had an uneventful trip to Vung Tao, and walked to the hostel from the bus station. The hotel (Song Lam Hotel) is fine - budget but the room is clean with air conditioning, a TV etc. - plus I haven't had my own room ...
This morning we rushed to get ready for our early pickup once again.... But our wait was in vain as our driver did not show!. Eventually sorted this by walking to our bus pickup to join our Mekong Delta tour.
Our guide for the day, Hong (or "Pink"if you prefer), gave us an entertaining introduction to our day. ...
... were finally about to embark into the wilderness with just a few brain cells and a rather questionable map (pretty helpful though). The route we were taking was planned by a blogger who has travelled Vietnam extensively, we were taking the 'back roads' out Saigon in order to avoid traffic and busy highways. We were both buzzing and loving the feeling of freedom. The country immersed itself upon us, smells, views and lovely food. In fact, stopping for food ...
... The Sisters told me about a woman in the village, Ngoc who has breast cancer. She first noticed the signs 2-3 years ago but since she is too poor to pay for treatment she hid it from her family. Recently, the son came to realize she had cancer and approached the Sisters. The Sisters asked me if I would see her and see what I thought. To me it seemed like an odd request since I don't treat cancer and I'm not a doctor, but after making sure the Sisters knew that I agreed to ...
This morning I woke up early about 4am local time and decided to skype Annabel. It was nice to see her little face and pigtails, eating her breakfast before school. She is so adorable! Tried to get back to sleep but didn't have much luck so had a chat to Brad and decided to get going early so I could see some sights before our ferry ride to a southern province in the afternoon. Over a breakfast of pho and omelette at the hotel I did some quick googling to work out ...